Address: Independence Avenue, SW Washington DC 20024
Phone: (202) 633-2214
Subway: L’Enfant Plaza Station
The National Air and Space Museum is a part of the Smithsonian Institution and is home to the largest collection of historic air and spacecraft in the world. In its 23 main exhibition galleries, visitors can view hundreds of artifacts including the Original Wright 1903 Flyer, the “Spirit of St. Louis”, and the Apollo 11 command module among other fascinating items. An ideal outing for adults and children, the museum also has an IMAX theater, a planetarium, numerous interactive displays, flight simulator rides, guided tours, educational programs and more. As with all of the Smithsonian Museums and attractions, entrance into the National Air and Space Museum is free.